Become a Procrastination Pro

Studying can be hard. In fact, unless you’re some sort of super student created by professors to show up everyone else, you’re probably no stranger to procrastination. Seeing as we’re particularly helpful, here at CityBlock, we thought we would help you to step up your procrastination game – it’s a serious business, don’t you know?

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Student’s Guide to Exam Apocalypse

You’re surviving on coffee, haven’t seen your family and friends in ages, can’t seem to get any shut-eye… It’s that time of year again. Exam apocalypse is upon us and has brought stress and worries with it! Make sure you’re prepared if you want to survive exam season – and tell everyone how well you did afterwards! Continue reading

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Top Tips for Surviving Exam Season

As Easter passes, you will find yourself in the midst of the dreaded exam season. Long hours have been spent in preparation for this very moment and now is the time that your revision will finally pay off. However, there are some things you need to be doing during this period and there are some things you might want to do, but really shouldn’t.

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Easter Holiday Time Management

Happy Easter! Here at CityBlock, we hope you are enjoying the feeling of being home; including home cooked dinners, washing that mysteriously appears clean on your bed and much-needed cuddles with your pets.

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How to Relax During the Exam Period

Exam season is almost here and you’re already getting nervous… you’re wondering about the questions you’re going to get, worried about getting them right and stressed and overwhelmed about all the studying you have to get through before taking the exams. Continue reading

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Exam Survival Kit

Exam season is almost upon us. It seemed a far-off dream at the beginning of the university year, but now it is about to hit you like a bucket of ice-cold reality. You may feel prepared or you may feel like you need an extra year of revision, either way, it’s coming whether you like it or not. However, there are certain things you can buy or prepare now that will make your revision – and therefore your exams – go much more swimmingly.

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Benefits of Brand New Accommodation

Choosing where you’re going to stay during the academic year is a crucial part of being a student. It’s an important decision because, for many, this is the first time they’ll be far away from home. You’ll want your first student home to be the best it can be, and because this is one of the greatest times in your life we want you to be able to enjoy it fully with fantastic accommodation! Continue reading

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5 Reasons Books are an Epic Escape

Hobbies can be the perfect relief from student life – they’re not just fun, but something we need to keep ourselves sane from the mounting coursework and impending exams. From sport to gaming, there is a hobby for everyone. But, one of the most beloved hobbies is that of reading. Whatever your interests, there is a book that will capture your interests and transport you to your happy place. Fact.

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New Year, New You

It seems like yesterday we were still getting used to writing 2016 everywhere, and now we have to get used to another number! The new year rolled around and with it came yet another reason to start going to the gym again (at least for the first few weeks…). Continue reading

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11 Things We Love About Being a Student

Everyone will tell you that this is the best time of your life, and do you know what, they might be right! Being a student can be hard work sometimes, but it can also be exciting, fun, thrilling and just downright great. Take a look at some of our favourite things about being a student:

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